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Old 07-12-2010, 04:31 PM
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Default Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

I just watched them drop this new contraption on top of the well's blow out preventer. It took all of 10 seconds and there isn't a drop of oil coming out into the ocean anymore!

All the feeds can be seen here. http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/bp-...spill-cam.html
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:33 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

no fucking way!!!!! really well this is great ass news
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:36 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

I've been sitting here watching these live feeds for the last 2 hours waiting for them to do this so i could see it happen live. Never in a million years did I think they'd actually make it work, give the three months of failure leading up to this now. I'm amazed.
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:38 PM
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I've been sitting here watching these live feeds for the last 2 hours waiting for them to do this so i could see it happen live. Never in a million years did I think they'd actually make it work, give the three months of failure leading up to this now. I'm amazed.
me too!! i just went on the live feed and i see no oil leaking this is some really really really great news for fishermen and everyone out there! it will take a lot of time to clean it all up but at least its stop so they can get on top of it.
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:46 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

you just better hope it has pressure and holds pressure because if loses pressure or doesn't have any to begin with then that means the oil is leaking under the sea floor
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:52 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

unbelievably excellent news for those of us that live along (or near) the Gulf Coast, to be sure! thanks for the update, Matt.
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:03 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

About time good to hear though
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:12 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

This morning they said it would take 5-6 more days to complete... someone has a math issue
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:15 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

im not seeing anything about it on the news yet. it is good news for sure though, i feel bad for everyone whose lively hood has been affected by it. hope the cleanup goes well.
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:18 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

That's good! Finally some good news for a change. Now that that has happened our gas prices will start going up.
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Old 07-12-2010, 05:53 PM
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That's great news, it's about time.
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:02 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

The news media is seeing the same thing I'm seeing. But they're not going to call it until some official word comes from the command center. And they're not going to call it until they're sure it isn't going to fall apart in an hour. So give it time for the officials to be all official. Officially, it is going good. Unofficially, it's nailed.
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Old 07-12-2010, 07:58 PM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

now gas prices r going to go back up
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:07 AM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100714/...gulf_oil_spill

What the heck, they finally get it capped the the government wants them to hold back!
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:12 AM
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Default Re: Holy shit, the oil is stopped!

I hope it actually holds this time. its only been 2 days so i guess we'll see what happens.
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